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Marie Ellen (Perry) Bunch

September 7, 1929 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 92)


Mrs. Marie Ellen (Perry) Bunch, age 92, of Mt. Vernon, KY, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital.

Marie was born on September 7, 1929, in Crab Orchard, KY, a daughter of the late Adam & Mayme (Owsley) Perry. She was united in holy matrimony to Charles W. Bunch, on September 30, 1950, and they enjoyed 52 years together prior to his passing. She enjoyed flower gardening, sewing, and quilting.

Those left to celebrate her life are her children: Charles E. Bunch, Debbie B. Smith, and Ruth Thompson & Ronnie, all of Mt. Vernon, KY; three grandchildren: J.W. Bunch & Jennifer of Richmond, KY, Brad Spears of Lexington, KY, and Cassie Smith of Berea, KY; two great-granddaughters: Addison and Josie Bunch; a sister Ruby Epperson & Dan of Brodhead, KY; two special friends: Kathy Bunch of Berea, KY, and Mary Bullock of Brodhead, KY; and her very special dog Katie, whom she loved dearly; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles W. Bunch; two brothers: John and Arthur Perry; and a son-in-law Cecil Smith.

Visitation for Marie will be held at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 6-9pm. Funeral service will be Friday, June 10, 2022, at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals at 1pm, with Shelby Reynolds and Barry Hurst officiating. Burial will follow in the Maretburg Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Ronnie Thompson, Jay Bunch, Ted Saylor, Dennis Harris, Ronnie Arnold, Joe Barron; honorary casket bearers will be Brad Spears and Harold Harper.  

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June 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals
148 West Main Street
Brodhead, KY 40409

Funeral Service
June 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals
148 West Main Street
Brodhead, KY 40409

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